The design tab is getting in my way as I develop. In particular the keyboard command CTRL-SHIFT-ARROW is navigating me to it when I want to do partial word selection.
The design tab isn’t something that I use for a variety of reasons.
Is there a way to disable the design tab altogether or change the keyboard binding?
You can disable design tab as default to open layout files. There is a settings icon on the top right corner of design tab. It contains a switch to prefer XML editor as default.
Answered By – Kirill Boyarshinov